Directory

Faculty

Eric Anson

Senior Lecturer

Office: GS 823

Interests: Theoretical computer science, computational biology, algorithms, history of computing, machine learning.

Kobus Barnard

Professor

Office: GS 708

Interests: Computer vision, machine learning, scientific applications, multimedia data.

(Ph.D., Simon Fraser University, 1999)

David Claveau

Senior Lecturer

Office: GS 854

Interests: Robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, computer graphics, computer science education.

(Ph.D., Concordia University, 2007)

Christian Collberg

Professor

Office: GS 758

Interests: Programming languages, compilers, intellectual property protection of software, domain-specific search engines.

(Ph.D., University of Lund, 1992)

Saumya Debray

Professor

Office: GS 735

Interests: Compilers, program analysis and optimization, programming language implementation.

(Ph.D., The State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986)

Benjamin Dicken

Lecturer

Office: GS 850

Interests: Software engineering, web development, program analysis, computer science education.

Alon Efrat

Associate Professor

Office: GS 742

Interests: Geometric pattern machining, realistic input models, geographics information science and spatial databases, algorithms for mobile robots.

(Ph.D., Tel-Aviv University, 1998)

Chris Gniady

Associate Professor

Office: GS 730

Interests: Operating systems, multiprocessor architecture and instruction-level parallelism, design of high-performance systems.

(Ph.D., Purdue University, 2005)

John H. Hartman

Associate Professor

Office: GS 747

Interests: Scalable storage systems, network file systems, and distributed operating systems.

(Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1994)

Kate Isaacs

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 712

Interests: Information visualization, high performance computing.

(Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 2015)

Kwang-Sung Jun

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 746

Interests: Machine Learning

(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015)

John Kececioglu

Professor

Office: GS 727

Interests: Computational biology, algorithm design and implementation, combinatorial optimization.

(Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1991)

Stephen Kobourov

Professor

Office: GS 715

Interests: Graph drawing and information visualization, algorithm design and data organization, geometric algorithms.

(Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2000)

Josh Levine

Associate Professor

Office: GS 754

Interests: Visualization, geometric modeling, topological analysis, mesh generation, and computer graphics.

(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2009)

Russell Lewis

Lecturer

Office: GS 829

Interests: Operating systems, computer architecture. virtualization, and emulation.

Melanie Lotz

Lecturer

Office: GS 845

Interests: Theoretical Computer Science, algorithms, security, and programming languages

David Lowenthal

Interim Department Head and Professor

Office: GS 705

Interests: Parallel and distributed computing, operating systems, and run-time systems.

(Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1996)

Lester I. McCann

Principal Lecturer

Office: GS 819

Interests: Computer Science education, database management systems.

(Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 1994)

Rick Mercer

Senior Lecturer

Office: GS 811

Interests: Computer science education, object-oriented programming and design, agile software development, patterns.

Jason Pacheco

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 724

Interests: Statistical machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, approximate inference algorithms, and information-theoretic decision making

(ph.D., Brown University, 2016)

Todd Proebsting

Interim Associate Department Head & Professor

Office: GS 847

Interests: Programming languages, compilers, cloud computing, information aggregation.

(Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1992)

Sazzadur Rahaman

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 734

Interests: System and software security, program analysis, applied cryptography, internet measurement

Carlos Scheidegger

Associate Professor (Sabbatical AY20-21)

Office: GS 739

Interests: Data visualization, data analysis, computer graphics.

(Ph.D., University of Utah, 2009)

Ravi Sethi

Laureate Professor

Office: GS 809

Interests: Software technologies, communications systems, compilers, programming languages, algorithms.

Richard T. Snodgrass

Professor

Office: GS 711

Interests: Science of computing, temporal databases, data semantics, query languages, database management systems.

(Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1982)

Michelle Strout

Professor

Office: GS 707

Interests: High performance computing, compilers including use of the polyhedral model, parallel programming models, scientific computing, and software engineering.

(Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2003)

Mihai Surdeanu

Associate Professor

Office: GS 745

Interests: Natural language processing, applied machine learning, artificial intelligence.

(Ph.D., Southern Methodist University, 2001)

Beichuan Zhang

Professor (Sabbatical AY20-21)

Office: GS 723

Interests: Computer networks, Internet routing architecture and protocols, Internet topology, multicast.

(Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles, 2003)

Chicheng Zhang

Assistant Professor

Office: 720

Interests: Machine learning, learning theory

(Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2017)

Graduate Students

George C.G. Barbosa

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Makayla Bennett

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests:

Jie Bian

PhD Student

Office: 725

Interests:

Paulo Da Silva Soares

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Computer Vision, Social Network Analysis and Machine Learning

Eric Duong

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Artificial Intelligence (NLP, ML, Vision)

Amir Mohammad Esmaieeli Sikaroudi

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Algorithms (Bioinformatics, Geometric, Graph) and Artificial Intelligence (NLP, ML, Vision)

Shahriar Golchin

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision

Alonso Granados

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Reinforcement Learning, Computer Vision, Probabilistic Graphical Models and Deep Learning

Ryn Gray

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interest: Graph Visualizations

Kairong Jiang

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Visualization and Computer Graphics

Dharma KC

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Machine Learning and Brain Computer Interface

Spencer Krieger

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Bioinformatics, Algorithms, Hypergraphs, Cell Signaling Pathways and Protein Secondary Structure Prediction

Jixian Li

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data Visualization, Computer Graphics and Machine Learning

Yichen Li

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Reinforcement Learning and Imitation Learning

Yinan Li

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Machine Learning

Zhengzhong Liang

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Artificial intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Artificial Neural Networks and Question Answering System

Terrence Lim

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interest: Compilers, Database Management Systems and Programming Languages

Fan Luo

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Jacob Miller

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests: Graph Layout, Graph Visualization and Dimensionality Reduction

Ahmad Musa

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: System Security, Reverse Engineering and Formal Verification

Harshita Narnoli

PhD Student

Office: GS 721

Interests:  Computer vision, Computer Graphics and Machine Learning

Brandon Neth

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Programming Languages, Compilers and High Performance Computing

Mithun Paul

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Neural Networks, Machine Learning and Ethical Hacking

Mahdi Rahimi

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics

Md Ashiqur Rahman

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Computer networks, Internet Architecture and Named Data Networking

Haris Riaz

PhD Student

Office: GS 718

Interests: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Neuro-Symbolic AI and Reinforcement Learning

Sayef Azad Sakin

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data Visualization and High Performance Computing

Saiful Islam Salim

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Security, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning

Connor Scully-Allison

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data Visualization, Data Management and Interdisciplinary Software Engineering

Shreya Nupur Shakya

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data visualization and Graphics

Jianwei Shen

PhD Student

Interests: Machine learning

Zheng Tang

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Applied Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Claire Taylor

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Security, Obfuscation, Cyberlaw and Natural Language Processing

Pasindu Tennakoon

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Topological Data Analysis, Data Visualization, AI and Machine Learning

MD Moyeen Uddin

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Computer Security, Machine Learning, Computational Biology and Algorithms

Robert Vacareanu

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Hoang Nguyen Hung Van

PhD Student

Office: GS 710

Interests: Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Data Visualization and Question-Answering System

Manujinda Wathugala

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Distributed Systems

Katy Williams

PhD Student

Office: GS 756

Interests: Data Visualization and High-Performance Computing

Md Rahat-uz Zaman

PhD Student

Office: 721

Interest: Deep Learning and Computer Vision

Ariyan Zarei

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Yao Zhao

PhD Student

Office: GS 725

Interests: Machine Learning, Bandit Problem and Mathematical Optimization

DEI Advisory Board

Vanessa Campbell

Undergraduate Student

Girls Who Code Lead Facilitator

Fontaine Coutino Villarreal

Undergraduate Student

Justin Galvez

Undergraduate Student

Aliyah Hernandez

Undergraduate Student

Sage Pezzulo

Undergraduate Student

Valeria Regalado

Undergraduate Student

Department DEI Committee

Josh Levine

Associate Professor

Office: GS 754

Interests: Visualization, geometric modeling, topological analysis, mesh generation, and computer graphics.

(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2009)

Melanie Lotz

Lecturer

Office: GS 845

Interests: Theoretical Computer Science, algorithms, security, and programming languages

Martin Marquez

Director, Academic and Support Services

Office: GS 927A

Samantha Morrow

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advises (Last names A-E)

Office: GS 917

Brandon Neth

PhD Student

Office: GS 749

Interests: Programming Languages, Compilers and High Performance Computing

Jason Pacheco

Assistant Professor

Office: GS 724

Interests: Statistical machine learning, probabilistic graphical models, approximate inference algorithms, and information-theoretic decision making

(ph.D., Brown University, 2016)

Chicheng Zhang

Assistant Professor

Office: 720

Interests: Machine learning, learning theory

(Ph.D., University of California at San Diego, 2017)

Affiliated Faculty

Steven Bethard

Assistant Professor, School of Information

Office: Harvill, 445B

Interests: natural language processing, machine learning, information extraction

Sandiway Fong

Associate Professor, Linguistics

Office: Douglass 311

Interests: All aspects of language and computation

Marwan Krunz

Professor, ECE

Office: ECE 356H

Interests: Computer networking, protocol design for wireless systems, media streaming, sensor networks, performance evaluation.

Ming Li

Associate Professor, ECE

Interests: Computer networking, network security, wireless security, privacy-enhancing technologies, cyber-physical system security.

Clayton Morrison

Associate Professor, School of Information

Office: Harvill 437A

Interests: Machine Learning, Probabilistic Modeling, Casual Inference, Natural Language Processing, Knowledge Representation, and Automated Planning

Sudha Ram

Professor, Management Information Systems

Office: McClelland Hall 430J

Interests: Enterprise Data Management. Semantic Interoperability among Heterogeneous Data Sources. Biological Data Integration. Semantic Modeling Data Provenance and Quality.

Martin Schulz

Affiliate Faculty

Interests: parallel and distributed architectures and applications; performance monitoring, modeling and analysis; memory system optimization; parallel programming paradigms; tool support for parallel programming; power efficiency for parallel systems; op

Academic Services

Christina Beasley

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Senior

Advises (Last names M-Q)

Office: GS 917

Matt Emory

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advises (Last names F-L)

Office: GS 917

Arthur Jordan

Coordinator of Career Development

Office: GS 917

Martin Marquez

Director, Academic and Support Services

Office: GS 927A

Valeria Martinez

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advises (Last names R-Z)

Office: GS 917

Tina Mendoza

Graduate Program Coordinator

Samantha Morrow

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Advises (Last names A-E)

Office: GS 917

Crystal Soto

Administrative Assistant

Office: GS 927C

Financial and Administrative Services

Olivia Bernal

Human Resources Generalist

Office: GS 831

Alicia Cool

Manager, Business Finance

Office: GS 835

Laboratory Staff

Coal Candelario

Information Technology Support Analyst

Office: GS 728

Please submit a ticket via our Help Desk if you are having CS IT issues. Coal will not reply to emails sent directly to him.

https://helpdesk.cs.arizona.edu/

Eric Collins

Information Technology Support Analyst, Principal

Office: GS 722

Please submit a ticket via our Help Desk if you are having CS IT issues. Eric will not reply to emails sent directly to him.

https://helpdesk.cs.arizona.edu/

Research Staff

Keith Alcock

Systems Programmer

Office: GS 838

Marco Valenzuela

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Office: GS 834